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Analyst Names The Worst Coach In College Football For 2018

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The 2018 college football season is approaching quickly. Opening weekend is roughly two months away. Who's excited?

Predictions for the upcoming season are starting to roll out in extreme fashion.

Athlon Sports has this week ranked every coach in the country, from No. 1 to No. 130.

The man at No. 1 isn't a surprise (it's Nick Saban, duh).

Who comes in at No. 130?

Well...

130. Sean Lewis, Kent State

At 31 years old, Lewis will be the youngest coach at the FBS level in 2018. While the Illinois native is short on experience, this is the right hire for a Kent State program that has just two winning seasons since 1988. Lewis began his coaching career in the collegiate ranks at Nebraska-Omaha in 2010 and spent one year at Akron as a graduate assistant (2011). He landed on Dino Babers’ staff at Eastern Illinois for two seasons (2012-13) and followed Babers to jobs at Bowling Green (2014-15) and Syracuse (2016-17). Lewis held the co-offensive coordinator title with the Orange for each of the last two years. Even though Lewis will need time to get acclimated as a head coach, the style of play and experience working under Babers should allow the Illinois native to help Kent State improve over the next few years.

Maybe Lewis will prove them wrong this year.

You can view the full rankings here.